Maybe we don't understand how punishment "works", or if it works at all.
In a recent tongue-in-cheek Facebook post, I asked how long it would take before the Canadian government took credit for the annual drop in crime which was reported this week by Statistics Canada. I didn't believe any politician would have the effrontery to make such a claim, but Public Safety Minister Vic Toews says that that keeping the … Continue reading Tories take credit for drop in crime
October 30 2011 Dear Mr. Nicholson, Like you, I too want our country to be a safe place where criminal victimization is a rare occurrence. However, I have concerns about Bill C-10 which is currently being rushed through Parliament. Bill C-10 is uninformed by the negative experiences which the USA has had with their own … Continue reading Justice Minister Nicholson: Do you really want to control crime?